“I know I’m going to work but I’m also back at school,” he said. “It will take a while to find that groove, that rhythm. It’s different now with my family not here but all those things will fall into place in time.”
Chris Mullin, the coach at St. John’s for less than a month, signed three transfers Thursday, two of whom will be eligible right away.
New St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin has made recruiting his top priority, but there are some things that are just beyond his control.
Chris Mullin has a message for the best basketball players in New York City: stay and ride the Red Storm to stardom.
Chris Mullin’s job just got a whole lot easier. St. John’s rookie head coach will have his big man on the court next season, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Nostalgia is in the air!
It was a perfect presser and stroll down the years at St. John’s. Rookie coach Chris Mullin looked great yesterday, but it won’t matter much if he doesn’t produce tomorrow.
The school’s all-time leading scorer was introduced as its new coach Wednesday in front of an adoring audience of several hundred fans at Carnesecca Arena.
“Obviously, it’s a surreal experience,” Mullin said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a role I have been preparing for all of my life.”
Matt Abdelmassih was considered Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s top recruiter, helping sign Royce White, DeAndre Kane and current starter Jameel McKay.
“People seem to be worried about his lack of coaching experience, but how many people have had the basketball education he has?”
St. John’s hasn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since 2000. Administrators apparently think Chris Mullin, a member of the school’s 1985 Final Four team, is the man to end that drought.
Some just don’t know when to quit. Some should know not to even start. Like Chris Mullin, who’s reportedly on the verge of becoming the Red Storm’s new head coach.
Boomer has his reservations about Mullin returning to coach a team he once starred for, citing all that goes into being a big-time college basketball coach.
With St. John’s looking more and more like it will make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010-11, it’s time to look back on some of the great players who have called Jamaica, Queens, home over the last 70 years.